Meckenburg County’s Compost is certified organic through the Organic Materials Review Institute!
Mulch & Compost For Sale
at All County Full Service Recycling Centers
In Mecklenburg County, we process leaves, brush, grass, (aka yard waste) to create high-quality mulch and compost products. You can use our mulch and compost for your plant beds, flower gardens and lawns and it will reward you with beautiful results.
Huge Savings Compared to Retail Garden Stores
Brushwood & Hardwood Mulch
Single & Double Hammered
Various Different Shades
Come Choose The Right One!
Both loose bulk & bagged compost available
Compost Central & Recycling Center or Foxhole Landfill & Recycling Center Only.
Mecklenburg County only accepts Credit Card sales of Master Card, Visa and Discover. Our fee collection booths do not accept cash.
$3.25 per bag.
+ Tax per bag
1.25 cubic ft. BAGS of COMPOST
Starts at $20/cubic yard
A cubic yard of Compost is approximately twenty 40lb bags.
-Compost (1-29 cubic yards) – $18.65/yd3
-Compost (30-99 cubic yards) – $18.00/yd3
-Compost (100-499 cubic yards) – $16.50/yd3
All orders over 5 cubic yards must be picked up from the Compost Central location at 140 Valleydale Rd.
Bagged Compost is only available at the Foxhole Recycling Center and Compost Central Recycling Center.
$2.25 per bag.
+ Tax per bag
1.25 cubic ft. BAGS of MULCH
Bulk Mulch Through April 30, 2022 Brush Mulch is free! Hardwood and Select Mulch $15/yd3
Starts at $10/cubic yard
A cubic yard of Mulch is approximately ten 40lb bags
Here’s a little help figuring outClose
how much compost you’ll need.
There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard; visualize a 3 foot by 3 foot area and 3 foot tall.
One cubic yard of compost will cover 100 square feet, 3 inches deep.
10’ x 10’ = 100 square feet
Multiply the length of your area by the width to get the number of square feet.
length x width = square feet
Take the square feet of your area and times by the number of inches deep you want
the compost and divide by 324; this will give you the number of cubic yards to buy.
10’ x 10’ = 100 ft x 3” = 300 / 324 = .93 cu yd.
Area of a circle is determined by taking the radius (middle of circle to outer edge)
squared and multiplying that number by 3.14;
then apply same formula as above for figuring cubic yards.
area = radius x radius x 3.14
Email Us at: SolidWaste@MeckNC.gov
Use our recorded Infoline at: 980-314-3867 (DUMP)
At this time Mecklenburg County is not offering delivery services. We are seeking partnerships with interested delivery companies to deliver mulch and compost. Please contact us at SolidWaste@MeckNC.gov if you are interested in being a delivery firm for us.